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Dharun Ravi Trial

Jonathan Martin's Polite, Suicide-Free Society

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

When Miami Dolphin Jonathan Martin complained he was bullied by teammate Richie Incognito, the public chose sides in a way we have not seen before in recent bullying stories.

An Unjust Verdict in the Rutgers Cyber-Spying Case

Ed Koch | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

The trial court's unjustifiably lenient sentence for Dharun Ravi has shocked the public's conscience.

The Shame of Dharun Ravi: The Boy Who Can't Say Sorry

Sandip Roy | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime
Sandip Roy

Dharun Ravi finally wept. But it had nothing to do with Tyler Clementi, his former roommate who jumped off the George Washington Bridge.

Dharun Ravi, and the Bully in You

Jess Coleman | Posted 07.21.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

No jail term, community service or public outrage will ever rid the world of bullying and homophobia -- only you can.

Photos From The Rutgers Webcam Spy Case

Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

The case of Dharun Ravi captivated the country. Ravi, 20, used a webcam in September 2010 to spy on his Rutgers University roommate Tyler Clementi. ...

Prosecutor Requests Prison Sentence In Rutgers Hate Crime Case

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Thursday recommended a former Rutgers University student be sentenced to...

Dharun Ravi, Bullying And Service: A Perspective

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.27.2012 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Dharun does not deserve to be sentenced so harshly... We have lost one child, Clementi, let us not lose another, Dharun.

20/20 Needs New Glasses: Tyler Clementi Segment Sensational and Simplistic

Cathy Renna | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cathy Renna

We know 20/20 has a mixed history on LGBT issues, but in this case, Chris Cuomo simply gave Ravi a free ride without any challenges to what seemed like a "too little too late" set of rationalizations for his actions.

Can You Hear Me Now?

Stephanie Sandberg | Posted 05.24.2012 | Technology
Stephanie Sandberg

The sad account of Tyler Clementi's short time at Rutgers exposes a deficit that feels like a missed opportunity: direct conversation. To me there seemed to be an alarming lack of simple human interaction around him in his final days.

Dharun Ravi: Gay Rights Activists 'Going Overboard' With Clementi Case

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.23.2012 | College

Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi says he "wasn't the one who caused" Tyler Clementi to jump off a bridge in his first televised interview...

Poll Position: Was Dhuran Ravi's Verdict Just? Vote Now!

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

From glitter-bombing to celebrities coming out of the closet, every Friday we invite you to weigh in on a hot topic involving the LGBT community. T...

Dharun Ravi Feels 'Very Sorry About Tyler'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.23.2012 | Crime

Breaking more than a year of silence, Dharun Ravi spoke for the first time about spying on his gay former roommate Tyler Clementi and insisted he's no...

The Dharun Ravi Verdict in an Anti-Bullying Age (VIDEO)

Matt Semino | Posted 05.20.2012 | Crime
Matt Semino

Beginning with the fateful moment of Tyler Clementi's suicide in 2010, his story and the subsequent Dharun Ravi trial all at once shined an intense spotlight on the pressing issue of bullying.

Tyler Clementi And The Dharun Ravi Trial: Why The Verdict Is Just

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

No jury that thought long and hard about the case could have returned with any other verdict. It is not the jury's job to think about sentencing or punishment. It is it's job to follow the law.

A Shakespearean Tragedy: A Rutgers Story, Where Prejudice of Love Induces Death!

William Brown | Posted 05.16.2012 | College
William Brown

What a sad tragedy when hate blackens love and destroys young lives. What a horrible act it is to have one's love and affection for another used to ostracize and expel a young man from an academic community engineered to expand and promote diversity.

Today's Verdict On Tyler Clementi's Ex-Roommate: Guilty... Of What? And Why?

David Groshoff | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Groshoff

Instead of having Tyler Clementi and Dharun Ravi as contributing members of our society, Tyler is dead, and Ravi is likely headed to prison for years, or deported to India. And for what? Surely not a discussion of bias crimes, anti-bullying laws, and gay panic defense.

Injustice at Rutgers

Jess Coleman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Had Clementi not committed suicide or had the case not been given so much attention, Ravi probably never would have faced a jury. The prosecutors had no choice but to push the harshest possible charges.

Summations Abruptly Postponed In Rutgers Webcam Spy Trial

Posted 03.13.2012 | Crime

Closing arguments in the trial of Dharun Ravi came to an abrupt halt Tuesday morning and have been postponed until the afternoon. Defense attorney ...

Stop Blaming Dharun Ravi: Why We Need To Share Responsibility For The Loss Of Tyler Clementi

Mary L. Gray, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mary L. Gray, Ph.D.

Rallying to punish Dharun Ravi does not do justice to Tyler Clementi's life, nor does it move us one step closer to preventing another young person from turning to suicide. The politics of blame are a dead end. Instead, we need to build out an ethos of shared responsibility.

UPDATE: Tyler Clementi's Mystery Date Takes Stand

Posted 03.02.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: 12:08 p.m. -- The man known only as "M.B." testified today that it was "strange" to see a webcam pointed at him while he had a sexual encounte...

Ex-Rutgers Student 'Overwhelmed' When Tyler Clementi Disappeared

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb 28 (Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student became "overwhelmed with emotions" when...

Stop the Cycle of Bullying

danah boyd | Posted 04.24.2012 | College
danah boyd

To combat bullying, we need to stop the cycle of violence. We need to take the high road; we must refrain from acting like a mob, in Clementi's name or otherwise.

Dharun Ravi And Tyler Clementi Timeline: Roommates In Dorm Room Spying Case

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

A timeline of events could be crucial to determining if Dharun Ravi is guilty of bullying and snooping on Tyler Clementi in the so-called "Roommate We...

Trial Gears Up For Rutgers Roommate Charged With Spying On Tyler Clementi

Posted 02.24.2012 | Crime

The trial of Dharun Ravi, the New Jersey man charged with spying on his college roommate, is gearing up as jury selection was expected to finish today...

Tyler Clementi: The Story Of A Suicide

newyorker.com | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Dharun Ravi grew up in Plainsboro, New Jersey, in a large, modern house with wide expanses of wood flooring and a swimming pool out back. Assertive an...